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WOODSIDE

Woodside: Roadside brush fire extinguished along I-280

Firefighters responded to a small roadside brush fire along Interstate 280 in Woodside on Sunday morning (Aug. 2). Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Lily, on Aug 3, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1963 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper may be released

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Timothy, on Aug 2, 2015 at 10:57 pm | 22 comments | 2747 Views

ATHERTON

Chowchilla kidnapper, a former Atherton resident, found fit for parole

One of three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 was found fit for parole Wednesday by a two-member...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by What?, on Aug 2, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 2666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought, warm weather increase concerns about West Nile virus

Trapping mosquitoes, testing live chickens, vaccinating horses, unleashing bacteria. All of that is happening in San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by shut 'er down!, on Aug 2, 2015 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1218 Views

MENLO PARK

Third high-level city employee is leaving Menlo Park

Jesse Quirion, Menlo Park's public works director, has announced he is leaving Aug. 20 for a job with Google in Tennessee....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Don't sling Mud, on Aug 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 17 comments | 3695 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man who threatened to kill Atherton officer arrested in Florida after attacking officers there

A 35-year-old former Atherton resident who police say recently threatened to kill an Atherton officer was arrested yesterday...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jason Gluz, on Aug 2, 2015 at 11:16 am | 4 comments | 2834 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown, El Camino specific plan up for review

The specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor is undergoing its second periodic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

One small seed

The mission of nurturing bodies and souls at St. Patrick's Seminary took on an added dimension last year with the launch...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Jul 31, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

MENLO PARK

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Wheezer, on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:00 am | 5 comments | 1199 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident converts yard to drought-tolerant in two days

Menlo Park resident Ashlee Bentley has redone her front yard on Mills Street, replacing her 1,000-square-foot front lawn...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 16 comments | 4531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Labor board rulings lead to deal with firefighters

A ruling by a state labor-relations board led the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and its firefighters, who have been...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1367 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo water district: average home users will see 35% hike in bill

After making sure they understood the reasons why they had little choice about doing it, the Menlo Park City Council on July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/28/police-calls-road-rage-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Careful, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 4177 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump laps field in NH Republican Demolition Derby: 24% to 12%

Monmouth University: One-quarter of likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire currently support Donald Trump (24%), with...

Original post made by Donald, Duck!! on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jul 29, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aircraft noise: Rep. Eshoo asks constituents to voice concerns

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:05 pm | 38 comments | 3473 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Execs exit two top city posts

Assistant City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson will retire effective July 31 and Finance Director Drew Corbett will leave...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by The Truth, on Jul 28, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 13 comments | 2356 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident says neighbor cut down tree without permission

Atherton police have sent the results of an investigation into the alleged cutting down of a neighbor's tree without permission...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 8 comments | 3394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor's water-reduction mandate could hit hard locally

Gov. Jerry Brown's new order to reduce water consumption by 25 percent could have an unusually high impact on local households....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 53 comments | 6671 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside may seek public opinion on planning, building services

Are Woodside residents and others who deal with the town's planning and building operations dissatisfied with the services?...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Your Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime local family business moves back to its roots

In the more than 60 years since John and Mary Lyngso started Lyngso Garden Materials in the early 1950s, Lyngso has sold...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by James Carr, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 2954 Views
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